SamsungMZ-7KE256BW
SamsungMZ-7TE500BW

Controller: Samsung Triple Core MEX. Memory: Samsung 40nm MLC V-NAND. Release date: Q3 2014.

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Controller: Samsung 3 Core MEX. Memory: Samsung 19nm Toggle Mode TLC. Release date ≤ Q4 2013.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 124,174 user samples
85,129 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 124% 238GB free
Worst Bench: 73% 148GB free
Poor: 73% Great: 124%
SPEED RANK: 198th / 1016
39,045 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 126% 249GB free
Worst Bench: 65% 63GB free (System drive)
Poor: 65% Great: 126%
SPEED RANK: 201st / 1016
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
104 % +2% 102 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
473 MB/s +2% 466 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
419 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+9%
384 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
33.9 MB/s 38.9 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+15%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
90.8 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+7%
85.2 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
343 MB/s +0% 342 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
44.3 MB/s 49.3 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
+11%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
368 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+26%
291 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
516 MB/s +2% 507 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
490 MB/s +0% 488 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
43.4 MB/s 46.8 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+8%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
125 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+7%
117 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
386 MB/s 414 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+7%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
56.5 MB/s 61.6 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+9%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
481 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
+10%
439 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 22,369,588 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.32 % Much higher market share.
+60%
0.2 %
Value
Value For Money
6.51 % 19.4 % Hugely better value.
+198%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
60 % More popular.
+15%
52 %
Price
Price (score)
$269 $120 Much cheaper.
+55%
Age
Newest
67 Months Slightly more recent.
+9%
74+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
388 MB/s +1% 385 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
358 MB/s 359 MB/s +0%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,277 Pts +0% 1271 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
358 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+41%
254 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
342 MB/s +2% 334 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
296 MB/s +3% 287 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
303 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+42%
214 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
256GB 500GB
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